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Dr. Faraz Ahmad, MD

Cardiology*
Map Pin Small Chicago, IL
Accepting new patients
15 years of experience

Offers telehealth

Overview of Dr. Faraz Ahmad, MD

Dr. Faraz Ahmad, MD is a Cardiologist in Chicago, IL. They specialize in Cardiology, has 15 years of experience, and is board certified in Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology. They graduated from University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine and is affiliated with Northwestern Memorial Hospital. Dr. Ahmad, completed a residency at University of Pennsylvania Health System.

Dr. Ahmad works at Practice in Chicago, IL. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

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Dr. Ahmad's Office Locations

  1. 1
    Northwestern Medical Faculty Foundation
    675 N Saint Clair St Ste 19-100, Chicago, IL 60611 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions Phone Icon (312) 664-3278
    Monday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Tuesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Wednesday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Thursday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Friday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Saturday
    08:00 - 17:00
    Sunday
    08:00 - 17:00

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  • Northwestern Memorial Hospital

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Acute Congestive Heart Failure
Cardiomyopathy
Chronic Congestive Heart Failure
Congestive Heart Failure
Coronary Artery Disease (CAD)
Heart Disease
Hypertension
Hypertensive Heart and Chronic Kidney Disease
Mitral Valve Regurgitation
Syncope
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Systolic Heart Failure
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Acute Coronary Syndrome
Acute Endocarditis
Aneurysm
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Aortic Embolism and Thrombosis
Aortic Stenosis
Aortic Valve Disease
Aortic Valve Regurgitation
Arrhythmias
Atherosclerosis
Atrial Fibrillation
Atrial Flutter
Biventricular Heart Failure
Cardiac Tamponade
Cardiomegaly
Cardiomyopathy, Dilated
Cardiomyopathy, Hypertrophic
Cardiomyopathy, Restrictive
Carotid Artery Disease
Chest Pain
Chronic Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Chronic Pulmonary Heart Diseases (incl. Pulmonary Hypertension)
Chronic Venous Embolism Thrombosis
Congenital Aortic Valve Disorders
Congenital Heart Defects
Congenital Heart Disease
Congestive Heart Failure, Left-Sided
Congestive Heart Failure, Right-Sided
Deep Vein Thrombosis (DVT)
Endocarditis
First Degree Heart Block
Heart Attack (Acute Myocardial Infarction)
Heart Block
Heart Failure
Heart Palpitations
Hyperkalemia
Hyperlipidemia
Hypertensive Chronic Kidney Disease
Hypertensive Heart Disease
Hypertensive Heart with Failure
Hypokalemia
Hypotension
Hypotension (Excluding Maternal)
Infective Endocarditis
Limb Swelling
Limb Swelling Caused by Fluid Overload
Lipid Disorders
Lipidoses (incl. Gaucher Disease)
Mitral Valve Disease
Mitral Valve Stenosis
Nonrheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Paroxysmal Atrial Fibrillation
Pericardial Disease
Pericarditis
Peripheral Arterial Disease of Extremities
Peripheral Edema
Peripheral Vascular Disease (PAD, PVD)
Primary Pulmonary Hypertension
Pulmonary Disease
Pulmonary Edema
Pulmonary Hypertension
Rheumatic Tricuspid Disease
Second Degree Heart Block
Septic Embolism
Sick Sinus Syndrome
Sinus Bradycardia
Sinus Tachycardia
Subacute Endocarditis
Supraventricular Tachycardia
Thrombosis
Tricuspid Valve Disease
Type 2 Heart Block - Mobitz
Vascular Disease
Ventricular Tachycardia (VT)
Vitamin D Deficiency
Ablation for Cardiac Arrhythmias
Arrhythmia Screening
Cardiac Catheterization (incl. Coronary Angiography)
Cardiac Catheterization with Robotic Assist
Cardiac Imaging
Cardiac MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) of Heart or Chest
Cardiac Myocardial Perfusion Imaging
Cardiovascular Diagnostic Test
Cardiovascular Stress Test
Cardioversion, Elective
Cardioverter-Defibrillator or Pacemaker Insertion, Removal or Repair
Chest CT (incl. Heart and Lungs)
Chest Pain Evaluation
Cholesterol Screening
Coronary Angiogram
Coronary Angioplasty, Atherectomy and Stent
Dobutamine Thallium Stress Test
HeartAware Online Risk Screening
Impella Device
Left Ventricular Assist Device (LVAD)
Mitral Valve Repair
Nuclear Stress Testing
Peripheral Arterial Disease Screening (PAD)
Pharmacologic Nuclear Stress Test
Pharmacologic Stress Test, Adenosine
Removal or Revision of Pacemaker or Cardioverter and-or Defibrillator
Stress Test
Structural Heart Disease Evaluations and Treatment
TCD Bubble Test
Tilt Table Testing
Treadmill Stress Test
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    About Dr. Faraz Ahmad, MD

    Specialties*
    • Cardiology

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    Specialties*
    Years of Experience
    • 15 years of experience
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    Languages Spoken
    • English, Dutch
    Languages Spoken
    NPI Number
    • 1932333473
    NPI Number
    A National Provider Identifier (NPI) is a unique 10-digit identifier issued by the government to healthcare providers.

    Education & Certifications

    Fellowship
    • McGaw Medical Center of Northwestern University
    Fellowship
    Residency
    • University of Pennsylvania Health System
    Residency
    Medical Education
    • University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Advanced Heart Failure and Transplant Cardiology and Cardiovascular Disease
    Board Certifications
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    A board certification represents a provider’s dedication to ongoing training in one or more specialties, including the completion of intensive exams. While not all specialties have board certifications, if your provider does have one they’ve taken the extra step to master their specialty and to keep up with the latest advancements in their field.

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